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The lacquer screen

Robert Hans van Gulik

The lacquer screen

a Chinese detective story

by Robert Hans van Gulik

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Art Printing Works, 1962; (B64-7231), Heinemann, 1964.

Statementwith ten illustrations drawn by the author in Chinese style.
The Physical Object
Pagination156p.,ill.,18cm
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21538186M


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